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To the Reader It May Concern & other poems by Arthur Case

Mnemonic Mind Melt: Some Things I Learned Today Burning Man is sometimes known as the Slut Olympics. ‘Twentysomethings’ are little more than the actualization of the dreams of past ‘twentysomethings’. … Continue reading

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Sandpaper Liquids. story by Edgar Illas. translation from the Catalan by J.M. Sobrer

Pour me another, please, before closing, and I’ll be leaving. I’ll pay tomorrow, I promise. I know what you’re thinking, that I’m always saying this, and you don’t believe me. … Continue reading

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THYRADIA (Oh, Darling, I Don’t Want to Die) by Leslie Howes. four scenes from Act II (Edge of World/Urworld/Underworld). postscript, with spoiler alert.

Total Darkness. SYLVIA Jans? SEIJI Jans? SYLVIA Seiji? SEIJI Sylvia? SYLVIA Jans? SEIJI Jans? (beat) SYLVIA I don’t think Jans is here. SEIJI It’s too bad. I mean we were … Continue reading

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Four poems by Jac Nelson

Marriage [mise en scène] whisper wash name /a name whispers over the wash “G- woman bosom hills /woman in the bosom of the hills o- sun desert letters /over the … Continue reading

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Four poems by Moneta Goldsmith

Short Talk on Booksellers Anonymous asks: what is your opinion of booksellers? The earliest Assassins belonged to a small tribe descended from a region on the outskirts of ancient Phoenicia. … Continue reading

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Five poems by Robert Margolis

CONSTELLATION It was not intended to convey a message other than the dark street where, walking, you burned your hand waving, not intending to be seen nor to convey a … Continue reading

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